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Oscariana :

epigrams /
Oscar Wilde ; foreword by Matthew Sturgis.
Main Creator: Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900, author.
Contributors: Sturgis, Matthew, author.
Summary:A reissue of the only selection of Oscar Wilde's epigrams produced in his lifetime. In 1895 Arthur Humphreys - a director of Hatchards and a friend of Oscar Wilde - printed fifty copies of a small eighty-eight-page compendium of Wilde's epigrams, culled from his published works. It was titled Oscariana . The initial selection had been made by Wilde's wife, Constance, but Wilde had not been entirely satisfied with it, and subsequently revised the whole text. A pirated edition of a further two hundred copies of the book was produced in 1903, but otherwise it has remained out of print - until now. This new publication of Oscariana is a facsimile of this booklet, and the only selection of Wilde's wit endorsed and chosen by the author himself.
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: London : Apollo Library, 2019.
Edition:Flapped paperback edition.
Notes:Physical description: 88 pages ; 19 cm.
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